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the critical state of ohio, examining how the auto bailout and energy boom are weighing on voter's minds. > we've had a lot of potiveconic news er theast uple of months. is it too close to the election to really make an impact on people's votes? or are people still kind of weighing the economic realities of the country and of the state? >> woodruff: plus mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: and we close with author louise erdrich on the crafting of her new novel, dealing with life-altering violence for one native american family. to talk to me. and i knew once i had written into this, when i got to the words, where is your motr i knew that this was the book. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ ♪ moving our economy f 160 ars. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> t
had a shot of energy from the upper levels of the atmosphere that came all the way from pacific canada across the united states. it reached the system at the upper levels earlier today, spun it up. allowed it to get stronger at a time when systems usually weaken. >> ifill: we're used to hearing about hurricanes in late summer, early fall. how unusual is it to see an october hurricane? >> october hurricanes are not unusual. in fact after sandy is gone, we will have another full month of the hurricane season to go. it runs through november 0. the normal favored area for those late season storms is more of the caribbean. but we can certainly have them here as we do now. >> ifill: you mentioned the breadth of the storm. as this one comes ashore, where is it more dangerous? the center of the storm or the edges? >> every single tropical sigh lone the different. we have different hazards. we have a wind hazard, rain, flooding, storm surge and we have tornadoes. in this case we have one that we normally don't talk about and that's snow because again it's a combination of hurricane and winterti
." and kenneth green, a resident scholar on energy and the environment at the american enterprise institute, a conservative think tank. gentlemen, we heard mayor bloomberg, governor cuomo sort of wrestling outloud with making these choices. knowing what we know does philadelphia, does boston, does new york have to use a changed municipal math to run its daily affairs because of threats of these kinds of things? joe romm? >> well, i think as governor cuomo said, it's a new normal but we have old infrastructure. i think if f you listen to client scientists -- if we had listened to climate scientists who worned, no could flood like this, that storm surges were going to increase as the sea levels rose because of gobel warming and because of more intense storms we might have prevented it. now i think we need to listen to climate scientists who are warning that sea levels could rise, two feet-- as you heard-- by the middle of the century but three, four, five and six feet by the end of the century. so our choices are twofold. we should reduce greenhouse gas emissions so we're on the low end of fu
out of the country. >> energy time, and political capital to pass legislation state after state to make it more difficult to vote, primarily for latinos. and third they don't campaign in their neighborhoods or their community t they don't ask for their vote, and finally mitt romney and his unguarded moment at boca raton in his 47 percent speech taped without his knowledge says that he would be better off if he could run as a latino because his father was born in mexico. i mean if you are a 19 or 20-year-old latino this is going to cost your support for the republican party as a generation. they ignored george w. bush, jeb bush, his brother who has been quite enlightened on the subject and said you cannot, in this country, continue to win only with white people's votes. and i just, i think that the very enlightened voices i heard in iowa, in the piece, you know, i hope the republicans heed them. because we are looking at an election right now where barack obama will probably get over 70% of latino vote. >> woodruff: so a net negative for the republicans? >> oh, yeah, increasingly
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